MST Therapist

Easterseals UCP, is a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia. We are seeking a compassionate, caring, and dedicated MST Therapist to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary Multi- Systemic Therapy team designed to provide support for adults and children while utilizing direct use of pragmatic (i.e., structural, strategic and functional) family therapies.

What You’ll Do

Conduct MST assessments including review of referral information, identifying, and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths and weaknesses, and developing an analysis of the fit of problem behaviors within the ecological context. Engage primary caregiver and other key participants in active change-oriented treatment by identifying and overcoming barriers to engagement. Implement a problem conceptualization, treatment planning, intervention implementation, outcomes review and strategy revision procedure using the MST Analytic Process. Maintain clear and concise documentation of treatment efforts that promote peer and supervisory review and feedback, and that demonstrate compliance with the nine MST Principles and the MST Analytic Process. Ability to engage and collaborate with all relevant systems and key participants within each system, to maintain alignment throughout MST treatment. Provide direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices. Participate in all MST trainings, supervision, consultation, and MST Therapist development activities.

 How You’ll Benefit

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. You’ll earn an hourly salary based on your education and experience between $21.00 -24.00; plus enjoy a flexible Monday-Friday with local travel. We offer competitive benefits to benefits eligible positions.

 Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • Relocation assistance for exceptional candidates!
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Paid supervision towards continued licensure or will pay up to $65/week toward outside supervision!
  • PSLF qualifier

 What We’re Looking For

To join our team as the MST Therapist you must have :

  • A Master’s degree in clinical or counseling Psychology, Social Work, or a related subject area required, or bachelor’s degree with minimum of one year of experience working with family and/or youth services.
  • A valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and a good driving record

 Preferred Experience and Knowledge:

Therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioral techniques. Couples therapy using behaviorally-based approaches. Behavioral therapy targeting school behavior and academic performance. Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behavior of the youth (i.e., family, peer, school, and neighborhood). Collaboration and partnership with community agencies. Previous work providing in-home or community-based therapy services. Professional licensure in related field preferred but not required.

 If you’re a kind, experienced behavioral health professional seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply at our website: 

 About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

Easterseals UCP is one of the largest non-profit service providers in North Carolina and Virginia dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible life. Each year, we support 20,000 families by delivering 9 million hours of direct services and a wide variety of life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!